Climate Change

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D.C. court hands EPA’s Pruitt a defeat over Obama’s methane rule

In case you missed it, a divided three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that Scott Pruitt, the Environmental Protection Agency-hating EPA administrator, overstepped his authority by delaying enforcement of the standards in a rule designed by the Obama administration to reduce methane emissions from new equipment at oil and gas operations. The court ordered Pruitt to […]

July 5th

Climate change hits Trump supporters HARDEST

It’s a fine irony that the US states with the largest number of Trump supporters and climate change deniers, the people who stand up and cheer when the Philanderer in Chief announces the US will pull out of the Paris climate accords, will be the hardest hit by the effects of climate change. That’s according […]

July 5th

Tesla Model 3 – how federal EV tax credits will work

With Elon Musk’s mini-tweetstorm Sunday night, July 2, several things became more clear (sort of) in the world of electric vehicles (EVs). We can now estimate Model 3 production for the rest of 2017 — which also gets us closer to a reasonably accurate estimate of how federal EV tax credits will play out for Tesla over […]

Merkel vs Trump: Will she block his climate vandalism at G20?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, arguably the leader of the free world since the US has been careening down the path of isolationism, protectionism and anti-science climate change denial with Donald Trump at the wheel, is not about to let him drive the rest of the world into the ditch. By Joshua S Hill  A lot has already been […]

June 30th

Climate mayors resist Trump with commitment to 100% renewables

Remember that decades-old phrase “think globally, act locally”? The message behind it made a big splash Monday. Activists are needed to turn the message into reality. By Meteor Blades  While the Trump regime works diligently to turn its lethal, climate science-denying lunacy into federal policy, 1,400 American mayors have added their numbers to the resistance against it. In a unanimous vote Monday, the typically staid […]

June 29th

Conservative climate group CRES: After the Paris Agreement , the next steps matter

Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions Forum calls on top Trump Administration officials to continue to act responsibly on climate change, despite President Trump’s commitment to pulling the US out of the Paris Climate Agreement. TO: The Honorable Rex Tillerson, Secretary, Department of State The Honorable Nikki Haley, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations The Honorable […]

June 25th